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The Tintype, a Type, but Not Tin

If there are boxes of old family photos in your possession the odds are pretty good that there will be a tintype or two in there somewhere. This method had a long run, lasting from around the mid-1850s to the … Continue reading

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Next up to Capture the Image: The Ambrotype

My protagonist in DEATH BY DESIGN, my family history mystery scheduled for publication in March of 2013, is a whiz at organizing family memorabilia for her clients. Maybe I gave her this skill because I WISH I had it.  Organizing … Continue reading

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It All Starts With a Big Pile of Pictures!

Around March of 2013 I’ll have a new mystery novel coming out featuring a young genealogist who sometimes stumbles upon long-buried family secrets during the course of tracing her clients’ family histories. My interest in genealogy is personal as well … Continue reading

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